Did you ever wonder how animals beat the heat?
The other day I was wondering as I dripped while walking two very hot dogs…”How do wild critters do it?’ I was so hot, but I was headed home to air conditioning and a cold ‘one’!
Nature is full of surprises! I found out […]
Wow! Oh, what a night!
Is it me or has the night erupted in sparkling and twinkling stars right on earth!
This is a great year for fireflies! I think they enjoyed our long and lingering wet spring and hot, humid summer.
You do know that they aren’t flies at all! They […]
What can be as big as a trash can lid and use its tongue to attract fish??? A Common Snapping Turtle! This is true!
Snapping turtles start out small, smaller than a quarter. They hatch from eggs and can live up to 70 years and weigh in at over 80 lbs. Not that we have seen […]
On your mark get set GO!!!!! Get out to watch the race in our Oak woodlands. It’s happening right now and hopefully will be a very long race.
Although Spring was late, the wildflowers of the oak woodlands are amazing stars of this race for sunlight! They waited all last summer, fall […]
When walking in the springtime woods you often see small temporary pools of water gathered in woodland depressions. These are called vernal pools. The vernal pools are a necessary part of a salamander life cycle. This time of year, salamanders are looking for love, they don’t have loud calls or squawks to let […]
Wow! Are we done yet? Keep your boots out just in case!
We are excited that the month of May is here, and hoping that the old poem is correct in its forecast!
April Showers, Bring May Flowers
We certainly have had our April showers, snow, sleet and thundersnow, as well as rain. […]